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Eleanor H. Porter
(1868-1920) born on
Dec 19
US novelist. She is best remembered as the author of "Polyanna," 1912.
         
   
F
"Oh, yes, the game was to just find something about everything to be glad about -- not matter what twas," rejoined Pollyanna earnestly. "And we began right then -- on the crutches."

R
"I can't see anythin, ter be glad about -- gettin, a pair of crutches when you wanted a doll!" . . .
"Goosey! Why, just be glad because you don,t -- need ##em! . . ."
A
"Hold up to him his better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out . . . People radiate what is in their minds and in their hearts."
N
"What men and women need is encouragement. . . . Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues. Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits."
K
You breathe all the time you're sleep, but you aren't living. I mean living -- doing the things you want to do . . . . That's what I call living, Aunt Polly. Just breathing isn't Iiving!"
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912.
R: "Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912.
A: "Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912.
N: "Pollyanna," Ch. 5, 1912.
K: "Pollyanna," Ch. 7, 1912.
   


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